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Census Bureau Researchers Present Findings at the 2016 Population Association of America Conference

Mon Mar 28 2016
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Researchers from the U.S. Census Bureau will join other demographers, sociologists, economists and professionals at the Population Association of American annual conference March 31 to April 2 in Washington, D.C. Researchers from across the country and from different disciplines will present testing and research results on many interesting and noteworthy topics.

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This year, Census Bureau researchers will present findings on a variety of topics including:

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  • Examining how the Affordable Care Act affected workers in 2014.
  • Investigating alternative methods to estimate time use behaviors.
  • Examining the distribution of poverty by age and sex between 1966 and 2014.
  • Analyzing the relationship between childhood housing and adult earnings.
  • Analyzing the demographic, social and economic characteristics of recent immigrants from China, India and Mexico.
  • Measuring college completion by cohort, age and gender from 1967 to 2015.
  • Examining health insurance disparities and the Affordable Care Act.
  • Assessing how period data influences the estimates of recently arrived immigrants in the American Community Survey.
  • Measuring marriage rates over time.
  • Exploring the relationship between doubling up and hardship.
  • Comparing gaps in STEM employment by native and foreign-born status by race.
  • Examining the historical estimates of foreign-born immigration.
  • Exploring the nature of income inequality in U.S. metropolitan statistical areas.
  • Investigating the effect of low-income housing on neighborhood mobility.

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Other topics include fertility, family and households, health and mortality, migration and urbanization, economy and labor force, education, population and aging, data and methods, and applied demography. A copy of the final program is available here.

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The Population Association of America offers a forum for Census Bureau researchers to present their research for professional discussion. It is an opportunity for Census Bureau researchers to share their findings with the public.

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Follow our blog this week for a closer look at the many research topics presented at the annual meeting.

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